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4 physiotherapy solutions for frequent muscle cramps

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Cramps are one of those difficult-to-explain ailments. They arise when your muscles begin to contract involuntarily, causing sudden, sharp pains. Because the exact origin of cramps isn't known, the popular solution is to treat symptoms as much as possible. This means being prepared to handle the pain, discomfort and stiffness that a muscle cramp may cause. Several physiotherapy techniques can be used to address muscle cramps in athletes. Whether you jump, run and stop frequently, or stretch your muscles as part of the game, you may find yourself with cramping muscles on specific parts of your body.

20 July 2019

How A Vascular Surgeon Can Help You During Your Pregnancy

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During the course of your pregnancy, there are health professionals that you will want to keep very close and who you will be seeing on the regular. These professionals will work together in an arrangement of shared care to manage your health and that of your baby throughout your pregnancy.  For most women, this line-up of health professionals includes a general physician, midwife and/or an ob-gyn specialist. You may also need to add a vascular surgeon to that list if you find yourself dealing with varicose veins, which is a vascular disease that is common during pregnancy.

22 May 2019

Personality Traits to Look for When Choosing a GP

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When choosing a medical clinic, you may want to take some time to meet the doctors. If possible, you may want to schedule an exam or consultations with a few different doctors. As you meet with different general practitioners (GPs), you may want to look for the following traits Compassionate When someone is your GP, they may see you and the rest of your family for years. If you ever get seriously ill, this individual may deliver the diagnosis.

29 March 2019

How to Know if an Eyebrow Feathering Tattoo Is Right for You

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It often seems as though a new eyebrow trend makes its way into the media each year. One that's taking the modern beauty world by storm is the eyebrow feathering tattoo. As a semi-permanent treatment that has a natural look, eyebrow feathering is low-maintenance. Rather than generating a sleek look in the same way as microblading, it leaves a fluffy aesthetic. Before you book an appointment for an eyebrow feathering tattoo, you should explore whether it's right for you.

9 February 2019

Which Hearing Aids Is Right For You?

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Before choosing hearing aids, it is essential to know that just because your friend has a particular type does not mean it will be suitable for you. The hearing aid that you get will depend on the level of hearing loss you have, your lifestyle, your expectations or goals for getting the hearing aid and at times your preference on aesthetics, brand and style. The following is the different types of hearing aids.

2 January 2019

6 Reasons People with Disabilities Should Choose Roll-In Showers Over Walk-In Baths

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Research indicates that over 4 million Australians have some sort of disability. Not all of them require help getting around, but many find it hard to properly wash themselves. While carers can help maintain personal hygiene, people with disabilities often need to make some kind of renovation to their bathrooms. In most cases, this means having either a walk-in bathtub of a roll-in shower. The difference between them is easy enough to understand.

19 November 2018

How to Get Ready for Your First Set of Dentures

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During the course of your lifetime, you may have lost quite a few of your original teeth and have issues with some of those that remain. Your dentist may have told you about your options, but it seems that dentures are going to be recommended before long. You may look forward to having more functionality and being able to smile again, but you may not know too much about denture wearing.

5 September 2018

Male and Over 50? Why You Should Consider These Tests

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If you are a man in your early fifties, when was the last time that you went to a doctor for a routine checkup? You may feel as if you are in rude health and have nothing to worry about, but some statistics suggest that men of a certain age are more vulnerable to some diseases that could cause significant problems, often without warning. Consequently, you should engage two specific checks so that you know where you are and can sleep better at night.

5 September 2018

Take Home Bleaching Treatments vs. Store Products

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When your teeth undergo years of yellowing and discolouration, it's normal to want to lighten them again. While you can purchase teeth whitening kits from stores, they won't often have the effect you desire. In contrast, you can visit a professional for a take home bleaching treatment. Before you do, however, it's worth understanding the differences between the two. Take home bleaching treatments feature an accurate concentration When you visit a dental professional to purchase a take home bleaching treatment, they'll analyse your oral health.

11 July 2018

How To Choose The Right GP's Office For You

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Choosing a GP's office is an incredibly important decision, as you will be deciding who to trust with your healthcare and that of your family. You may have just moved to a new area, or you may be unhappy with your current GP and want a change. Whatever your situation, there are a few essential steps you should take when making your decision. Consider What's Convenient For You Remember that you will need to get to your GP's office when you are feeling ill, so you should choose an office that you can easily access by the transport available to you.

25 May 2018